The Daily Populous

Tuesday August 29th, 2023 morning edition

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These changes are a clear attempt to make the amendment seem far more extreme and dangerous than it actually is.

All they’ll have in the actual voting booth is LaRose’s summary.

Lauren Blauvelt, co-chair of Ohioans United for Reproductive Rights, slammed the summary as “propaganda.”

Even one of the Republican Ballot Board members, anti-abortion Senator Theresa Garavone, warned that the amendment’s true nature would now be “hidden behind overly broad language.”.

But Blauvelt was confident that the pro-choice side would prevail in November.

Republicans have already tried once—and failed spectacularly—to block the abortion amendment.

What’s more, A USA Today Network/Suffolk University poll released in July found that 58 percent of Ohioans support enshrining abortion rights, while just 32 percent oppose it. »

Judge sets Trump DC federal election subversion trial for March 4, 2024 — one day before Super Tuesday

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Defense attorneys for the Oath Keepers used these polls to unsuccessfully argue to move the trial to Virginia or Florida where residents were less impacted by the attack.

John Lauro, who represents the former president, said he would likely be ordering such polling “sooner rather than later” when asked by District Judge Tanya Chutkan.

Chutkan told Lauro she was “watching carefully for anything that might affect” or poison the jury pool. »

Florida school officials apologize for assembly singling out Black students about low test scores

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Photo by Ketut Subiyanto on Florida school district officials apologized Thursday for an elementary school assembly in which Black students were singled out for a presentation on low test scores.

Bunnell Elementary staff members last Friday pulled Black fourth- and fifth-graders out of their regularly scheduled activities to attend a PowerPoint presentation about low standardized test scores.

The presentation led by two Black teachers noted that Black students had underperformed on standardized tests for the past three years. »

Armored Core 6 Gets Off to Flying Start on Steam 'Thanks to Elden Ring'

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FromSoftware's Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon is off to a flying start on Steam, with publisher Bandai Namco saying it's "thanks to Elden Ring".

Fires of Rubicon arrives as the first Armored Core game in 11 years but more crucially as the first after FromSoftware released the likes of Elden Ring, Dark Souls 3, Bloodborne, and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.

While giant mechs don't exactly align with the stoic fantasy world of Elden Ring, the two do share one similarity on the technical side. »